One of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious scientific societies, the New York Academy of Sciences, profiles The RNA Institute in a featured story, “The Rise of RNA: A New Target for Therapeutic Agents.” The article says the Institute is now leading the way in expanding RNA’s role in “the great drama of the molecular biology of life.”
UAlbany is playing an integral role in helping businesses, underserved communities, and individuals navigate the Affordable Care Act. Students, staff and faculty are providing critical training, enrolling individuals and families, and hosting educational forums for regional non-profit organizations and the community-at-large.
Disaster-Blaster Junior FIRST Lego League Expo
UAlbany Hosts ‘Disaster Blaster’ Junior FIRST Lego League Expo
Seventeen teams of elementary school children connect technology and the real world when the College of Computing and Information hosts its 6th Junior FIRST Lego League Expo on Dec. 7. The 6 to 9-year-olds from area schools and community groups develop Lego-based “Disaster Blaster” projects around emergency response to natural disasters.
University at Albany Associate Professor Sanjay Goel, a cybersecurity expert who directs research at the New York State Center for Information Forensics and Assurance, will launch a ‘flipped classroom’ for UAlbany’s security and forensics programs.
UAlbany's The RNA Institute adds two research scientists who will support the Institute’s collaborative RNA research efforts to combat the most difficult of human diseases. Jia Sheng and Alan A. Chen bring their expertise in predicting RNA structure and testing it using x-ray crystallography to the national research resource.